David Wilkinson

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint STD syndrome packets: improving syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases in developing countries
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, and Hlabisa Hospital
    Sex Transm Dis 26:152-6. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Inequitable distribution of general practitioners in Australia: analysis by state and territory using census data
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:87-93. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Amalgamation and collaboration in rural general practices: early experience with the GP links program in rural South Australia
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide and The University of South Australia, Whyalla and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:79-83. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation in mortality rates in Australia: correlation with Indigenous status, remoteness and socio-economic deprivation
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Public Health Med 23:74-7. 2001
  5. pmc Effect of removing user fees on attendance for curative and preventive primary health care services in rural South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and University of South Australia, University of South Australia Whyalla Campus, Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla Norrie SA 5608, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 79:665-71. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Positive impact of rural academic family practices on rural medical recruitment and retention in South Australia
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:29-33. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Selected demographic, social and work characteristics of the Australian general medical practitioner workforce: comparing capital cities with regional areas
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, Whyalla, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:327-34. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonoxynol-9 spermicide for prevention of vaginally acquired HIV and other sexually transmitted infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials including more than 5000 women
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:613-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonoxynol-9 fails to prevents STDs, but microbicide research continues
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, SA 5000, Adelaide, Australia
    Lancet 360:962-3. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of undergraduate and postgraduate rural training, and medical school entry criteria on rural practice among Australian general practitioners: national study of 2414 doctors
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Med Educ 37:809-14. 2003

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint STD syndrome packets: improving syndromic management of sexually transmitted diseases in developing countries
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, and Hlabisa Hospital
    Sex Transm Dis 26:152-6. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Inequitable distribution of general practitioners in Australia: analysis by state and territory using census data
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:87-93. 2000
    ..While these data do not inform the absolute level of service needed in a community; they do suggest that strategies to redress the inequitable distribution are required...
  3. ncbi request reprint Amalgamation and collaboration in rural general practices: early experience with the GP links program in rural South Australia
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide and The University of South Australia, Whyalla and Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:79-83. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Variation in mortality rates in Australia: correlation with Indigenous status, remoteness and socio-economic deprivation
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    J Public Health Med 23:74-7. 2001
    ....
  5. pmc Effect of removing user fees on attendance for curative and preventive primary health care services in rural South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and University of South Australia, University of South Australia Whyalla Campus, Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla Norrie SA 5608, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 79:665-71. 2001
    ..Governments should remain vigilant about the effects of new health policies in order to ensure that objectives are being met...
  6. ncbi request reprint Positive impact of rural academic family practices on rural medical recruitment and retention in South Australia
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:29-33. 2001
    ..Rural academic family practices have successfully recruited and retained medical staff in this setting over the past few years. This model of practice may be a useful recruitment and retention strategy for other parts of Australia...
  7. ncbi request reprint Selected demographic, social and work characteristics of the Australian general medical practitioner workforce: comparing capital cities with regional areas
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, Whyalla, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 8:327-34. 2000
    ..The regional workforce tends to be made up of more males and is older than in capital cities. Monitoring trends in these characteristics could help to evaluate initiatives aimed at addressing regional workforce issues...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nonoxynol-9 spermicide for prevention of vaginally acquired HIV and other sexually transmitted infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials including more than 5000 women
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:613-7. 2002
    ..There is some evidence of harm through genital lesions. N-9 cannot be recommended for HIV and STI prevention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonoxynol-9 fails to prevents STDs, but microbicide research continues
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, SA 5000, Adelaide, Australia
    Lancet 360:962-3. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of undergraduate and postgraduate rural training, and medical school entry criteria on rural practice among Australian general practitioners: national study of 2414 doctors
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Med Educ 37:809-14. 2003
    ..To determine the association between rural undergraduate training, rural postgraduate training and medical school entry criteria favouring rural students, on likelihood of working in rural Australian general practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Youth suicide trends in Australian metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, 1988-1997
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, The University of Adelaide, Whyalla, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 34:822-8. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to examine trends in suicide among 15-34-year-olds living in Australian metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas between 1988 and 1997...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations between rural background and where South Australian general practitioners work
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 173:137-40. 2000
    ..To determine the association between rural background on practice location of general practitioners (GPs) (rural or urban)...
  13. ncbi request reprint An unbridgeable gap? Comparing the HIV/AIDS epidemics in Australia and sub-Saharan Africa
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:276-80. 2000
    ..To compare the HIV/AIDS epidemics in Australia and sub-Saharan Africa, to outline reasons for differences, and to consider implications for the Asia and Pacific region...
  14. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and health sector reform: experience of integrating tuberculosis services into the district health system in rural South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of South Australia Whyalla Campus, Whyalla Norrie
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:938-43. 1999
    ..Hlabisa health district, South Africa...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV infection among women admitted to the gynaecology service of a district hospital in South Africa
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council
    Int J STD AIDS 10:735-7. 1999
    ..The length of hospital stay (mean 5.4 days) and mortality (1%) were similar in the 2 groups. Inpatient gynaecology services may be an important setting in Africa, within which to provide HIV education, counselling and care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Simplified DOTS to improve tuberculosis control in Asia and the Pacific?
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide
    Med J Aust 171:370-2. 1999
    ..Simplification eases implementation and may make a real difference in the fight against this widespread disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Establishing a new university department of rural health: the first 2 years of the South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 7:223-8. 1999
    ..These early achievements demonstrate UDRH potential to have a real impact on health worker education, service delivery, and public health status in rural and remote areas. This strong foundation must now be built on...
  18. ncbi request reprint Inequitable distribution of general practitioners in Australia: estimating need through the Robin Hood Index
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:71-5. 2000
    ..From Census data, to document the distribution of general practitioners in Australia and to estimate the number of general practitioners needed to achieve an equitable distribution accounting for community health need...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparison of trends in method-specific suicide rates in Australia and England & Wales, 1968-97
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide, SA
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:153-7. 2000
    ..To compare secular trends in method-specific suicide rates among young people in Australia and England & Wales between 1968 and 1997...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trial-of-antibiotic algorithm for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in a district hospital in a developing country with high HIV prevalence
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in Southern Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:513-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate a diagnostic algorithm for pulmonary tuberculosis based on smear microscopy and objective response to trial of antibiotics...
  21. ncbi request reprint High HIV incidence and prevalence among young women in rural South Africa: developing a cohort for intervention trials
    D Wilkinson
    Centre for Epidemiological Research in South Africa, Medical Research Council, Hlabisa
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 23:405-9. 2000
    ..To measure prevalence and model incidence of HIV infection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mortality variation across Australia: descriptive data for states and territories, and statistical divisions
    D Wilkinson
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, University of Adelaide
    Aust N Z J Public Health 24:226-33. 2000
    ..To describe variation in all cause and selected cause-specific mortality rates across Australia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cancer and cancer risk in South Australia: what evidence for a rural-urban health differential?
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 12:61-6. 2004
    ..To determine the extent of evidence for a rural-urban health differential in cancer and cancer risk in South Australia...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inequitable provision of optimal services for patients with chronic heart failure: a national geo-mapping study
    Robyn A Clark
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 186:169-73. 2007
    ..To compare the location and accessibility of current Australian chronic heart failure (CHF) management programs and general practice services with the probable distribution of the population with CHF...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are socio-economically disadvantaged Australians making more or less use of the Enhanced Primary Care Medicare Benefit Schedule item numbers?
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide
    Aust Health Rev 26:43-9. 2003
    ..Overall, populations living in the most disadvantaged quartiles have similar or higher levels of EPC uptake, apparently due, at least in part, to greater than average use of EPC services by general practitioners in these areas...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure beyond city limits
    Robyn A Clark
    The University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 5:443. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to determine if the rates of CHF differ between urban and rural Australia...
  27. ncbi request reprint Variation in levels of uptake of enhanced primary care item numbers between rural and urban settings, November 1999 to October 2001
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 25:123-30. 2002
    ..For rural and urban Divisions of General Practice, there is a wide range in the rate of services provided, between and within Divisions. However, overall, more services are provided per FTE GP in rural Divisions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rural doctors and rural backgrounds: how strong is the evidence? A systematic review
    Gillian Laven
    Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:277-84. 2003
    ..We sought to summarise the evidence for an association between rural background and rural practice by systematically reviewing the national and international published reports...
  29. ncbi request reprint Empiric validation of the rural Australian Medical Undergraduate Scholarship 'rural background' criterion
    Gillian A Laven
    Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 13:137-41. 2005
    ..Eligibility criteria include having lived in a rural community for five consecutive or eight cumulative years. We sought to validate the above-specified criterion using data from the Australian National Rural Background Study...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prolonged effects of a home-based intervention in patients with chronic illness
    Sue Pearson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Arch Intern Med 166:645-50. 2006
    ..Data on the long-term benefits of nonspecific disease management programs are limited. We performed a long-term follow-up of a previously published randomized trial...
  31. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with rural practice among Australian-trained general practitioners
    Gillian A Laven
    Department of General Practice, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 179:75-9. 2003
    ..To determine the factors associated with general practitioners' current practice location, with particular emphasis on rural location...
  32. ncbi request reprint Issues and challenges facing rural hospitals
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Science, University of South Australia
    Aust Health Rev 25:94-105. 2002
    ..Rural hospitals' roles as key aged care providers in the country is a particular challenge...
  33. ncbi request reprint A new solution for an old problem? Effects of a nurse-led, multidisciplinary, home-based intervention on readmission and mortality in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation
    Sally Inglis
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:118-27. 2004
    ..However, there is a paucity of studies examining the potential benefits of optimizing the postdischarge management of patients with chronic AF...
  34. ncbi request reprint Electronic medical records may be inadequate for improving population health status through general practice: cervical smears as a case study
    Caroline O M Laurence
    Department of General Practice, University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:317-20. 2004
    ..corrected] To determine whether routine electronic records are an accurate source of population health data in general practice through reviewing cervical smears rates in four South Australian practices...
  35. ncbi request reprint Community participation in organising rural general practice: is it sustainable?
    Judy Taylor
    Spencer Gulf Rural Health School, University of South Australia, Whyalla Norrie, South Australia, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:144-7. 2006
    ..We analysed community participation in organising rural general medical practice in order to suggest ways to extend and sustain it...
  36. ncbi request reprint Increasing rural activity and curriculum content in the Adelaide University Medical School
    Caroline Laurence
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University and University of South Australia, Whyalla and Adelaide, and Department of General Practice, Adelaide University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 10:220-8. 2002
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Uptake of health assessments, care plans and case conferences by general practitioners through the Enhanced Primary Care program between November 1999 and October 2001
    David Wilkinson
    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide
    Aust Health Rev 25:1-11. 2002
    ..Uptake of the EPC item numbers in the first two years of their availability has been rapid and has reached substantial levels, especially for HA and CP. The uptake of CC has been slower...
  38. ncbi request reprint Self-reported patterns of health services utilisation: an urban-rural comparison in South Australia
    Paula Dempsey
    South Australian Centre for Rural and Remote Health, Adelaide University, Whyalla, South Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:81-8. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Does health service utilisation vary by remoteness? South Australian population data and the Accessibility and Remoteness Index of Australia
    Kerena A Eckert
    University of South Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:426-32. 2004
    ..To compare rates of self-reported use of health services between rural, remote and urban South Australians...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based practice in rural and remote clinical practice: where is the evidence?
    Jacqueline E Parsons
    Health Technology Assessment Unit, Department of Public Health, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 11:242-8. 2003
    ..To critically review the evidence regarding barriers to implementing research findings in rural and remote settings, and the ways those barriers have been addressed...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma and asthma action plans in South Australia: population surveys from 1990 to 2001
    David H Wilson
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:483-5. 2003
    ..To assess trends in the prevalence of self-reported doctor-diagnosed asthma, associated asthma related morbidity, and the uptake of written asthma action plans in South Australia, 1990-2001...
  42. doi request reprint Assessment for selection for the health care professions and specialty training: consensus statement and recommendations from the Ottawa 2010 Conference
    David Prideaux
    Medical Education, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5064, Australia
    Med Teach 33:215-23. 2011
    ..The social accountability mandate of medical and health professional schools demands that social inclusion, workforce issues and widening of access are embedded in the principles of good assessment for selection...
  43. doi request reprint Hot summers and heart failure: seasonal variations in morbidity and mortality in Australian heart failure patients (1994-2005)
    Sally C Inglis
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:540-9. 2008
    ..There are minimal reports of seasonal variations in chronic heart failure (CHF)-related morbidity and mortality beyond the northern hemisphere...
  44. ncbi request reprint Medical students and rural general practitioners: congruent views on the reality of recruitment into rural medicine
    Diann Eley
    Rural Clinical Division, University of Queensland, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 15:12-20. 2007
    ..In-depth exploration of the perceptions, experiences and expectations of current long-term rural GPs and medical students intent on a rural career, regarding the current and future state of rural medicine...
  45. ncbi request reprint Coping with increasing numbers of medical students in rural clinical schools: options and opportunities
    Diann S Eley
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:669-71. 2008
    ..The dilemma is providing this quality rural experience to all medical students in the immediate future. We suggest approaches to meet this challenge at a policy, organisational, student and teaching level...
  46. ncbi request reprint Mapping the emergence of heart disease in a black, urban population in Africa: the Heart of Soweto Study
    Simon Stewart
    Department of Cardiology, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, BERTSHAM 2013 Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
    Int J Cardiol 108:101-8. 2006
    ..The "Heart of Soweto Study" will systematically investigate the emergence of heart disease (HD) in a large urban population in South Africa...
  47. ncbi request reprint A population view of mental illness in South Australia: broader issues than location
    Kerena A Eckert
    School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Rural Remote Health 6:541. 2006
    ..In this study we attempt to unpack the factors guiding prevalence rates of mental illness to determine if remoteness per se is an important determinant of mental illness...
  48. doi request reprint Developing a rural workforce through medical education: lessons from down under
    Diann Eley
    Rural Clinical Division, University of Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
    Teach Learn Med 20:53-61. 2008
    ..Rural Clinical Schools in Australia are a government initiative to help address the rural workforce shortage at the medical school level. This article reports on the approaches and outcomes from one Rural Clinical School...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association between HIV-1 infection, the etiology of genital ulcer disease, and response to syndromic management
    Prashini Moodley
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:241-5. 2003
    ..Reports on the effect of HIV-1 infection on healing rates of ulcers are conflicting...
  50. ncbi request reprint The Professional Development Program of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
    Melissa Crampton
    Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland
    Aust Fam Physician 31:952-6. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Influence of HIV-1 coinfection on effective management of abnormal vaginal discharge
    Prashini Moodley
    Africa Centre for Population Studies and Reproductive Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Sex Transm Dis 30:1-5. 2003
    ..Reports on microbiologic cure rates following syndromic management (SM) of women with nonulcerative sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are limited...
  52. ncbi request reprint International Campaign to Revitalise Academic Medicine (ICRAM): what does it mean for Australia?
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 181:658-9. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint "The more I give, the more I receive."
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:659-61. 2005
    ..Personal reflections on 12 years as a doctor in Africa...
  54. ncbi request reprint Entry tests for graduate medical programs: is it time to re-think?
    Malcolm H Parker
    Med J Aust 187:255; author reply 255. 2007
  55. doi request reprint Are N-of-1 trials an economically viable option to improve access to selected high cost medications? The Australian experience
    Paul A Scuffham
    School of Medicine, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia
    Value Health 11:97-109. 2008
    ..To explore the economic viability of N-of-1 trials for improving access to selected high cost medications in Australia...
  56. ncbi request reprint Medical school selection criteria and the prediction of academic performance
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:349-54. 2008
    ..To assess how well prior academic performance, admission tests, and interviews predict academic performance in a graduate medical school...
  57. doi request reprint Spectrum of heart disease and risk factors in a black urban population in South Africa (the Heart of Soweto Study): a cohort study
    Karen Sliwa
    Soweto Cardiovascular Research Unit, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Lancet 371:915-22. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate the clinical range of disorders related to cardiovascular disease in patients presenting for the first time to a tertiary-care centre...
  58. ncbi request reprint Bonded training places: evidence-based policy or a stab in the dark?
    David Wilkinson
    Aust J Rural Health 11:213-4. 2003
  59. doi request reprint New tax and super changes from 1 July 2008
    David Wilkinson
    Aust Vet J 86:N21. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Trichomonas vaginalis is associated with pelvic inflammatory disease in women infected with human immunodeficiency virus
    Prashini Moodley
    Africa Centre for Population Studies and Reproductive Health and Departments of Medical Microbiology, Durban, South Africa
    Clin Infect Dis 34:519-22. 2002
    ..vaginalis increased significantly (P=.002); no association was found in patients without HIV-1. T. vaginalis infection of the lower genital tract is associated with a clinical diagnosis of PID in HIV-1-infected women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Performance indicators of a primary care skin cancer clinic network
    Deborah A Askew
    Med J Aust 186:159. 2007
  62. ncbi request reprint Treatment of maternal syphilis in rural South Africa: effect of multiple doses of benzathine penicillin on pregnancy loss
    Landon Myer
    School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1216-21. 2004
    ..We examined the effect of various doses of benzathine penicillin on pregnancy loss among women with a positive Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) test result in a rural South African district...
  63. ncbi request reprint "Futuristic medical education"
    Louise Young
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:590-1. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparative academic performance of medical students in rural and urban clinical settings
    Barb Waters
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med Educ 40:117-20. 2006
    ..To determine whether the academic performance of medical students learning in rural settings differs from those learning in urban settings...
  65. ncbi request reprint General practitioners with special interests: risk of a good thing becoming bad?
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Brisbane, QLD 4005
    Med J Aust 183:84-6. 2005
    ..These include loss of generalist skills among GPs, fewer practitioners working in less well-remunerated areas, such as nursing home visits, and issues related to standards of care and training...
  66. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer clinics in Australia: workload profile and performance indicators from an analysis of billing data
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:162-4. 2006
    ..To describe the workload profile in a network of Australian skin cancer clinics...
  67. ncbi request reprint The role of paracetamol in chronic pain: an evidence-based approach
    C Jane Nikles
    Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland, Herston, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Am J Ther 12:80-91. 2005
    ..In patients with chronic pain, paracetamol can play an important role as an NSAID sparer, with resultant benefits in terms of reduced adverse effects and cost savings...
  68. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer medicine in primary care: towards an agenda for quality health outcomes
    David Wilkinson
    School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Med J Aust 184:11-2. 2006
    ..We propose an agenda of training, standards, accreditation, audit and research to ensure that skin cancer clinics provide optimal health outcomes for patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of wound infections in dermatologic surgery in the absence of prophylactic antibiotics
    Anthony J Dixon
    Skinalert Skin Cancer Clinics, Geelong, Australia
    Dermatol Surg 32:819-26; discussion 826-7. 2006
    ..The study aimed to identify wound sites/procedures where infection incidence was over 5%, such that these circumstances may warrant wound infection antibiotic prophylaxis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice with anti-dementia drugs: a consensus statement from British Association for Psychopharmacology
    Alistair Burns
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:732-55. 2006
    ..Patients, their carers, and clinicians deserve to be optimistic in a field which often attracts therapeutic nihilism...
  71. ncbi request reprint Abeta species removal after abeta42 immunization
    James A R Nicoll
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 65:1040-8. 2006
    ..Abeta immunotherapy can clear all Abeta species from the cortex. However, if it is to be used for treatment of established Alzheimer disease, then the residual tau pathology and cerebral amyloid angiopathy require further study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer surgery in Australia 2001-2005: the changing role of the general practitioner
    Deborah A Askew
    Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:210-4. 2007
    ..To describe changing patterns of skin cancer surgery by Australian general practitioners and make comparisons with specialists...